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YIELD Makes 8 servings


8 hard-cooked eggs
8 small tomato slices
8 wooden toothpicks
8 pimiento-stuffed olives
8 black peppercorns
16 whole cloves


  1. Cut thin slice from wide end of egg so it stands upright.
  2. Slice egg horizontally, about 1/3 up from bottom.
  3. Place tomato slice on bottom piece of egg. Insert toothpick upright in middle of tomato slice and egg for "spine." Reattach top piece of egg.
  4. Using dabs of mayonnaise, attach slices of olives for "eyes" and peppercorn for "nose." Attach parsley for hair and stick 1 whole clove on each side of egg under tomato slice for "bolts."
  5. Pipe mayonnaise "teeth" on tomato slice just before serving. Repeat for all eggs.
Serving Suggestion
Try serving these frightfully good treats to your kids for Halloween breakfast! Put out tiny plates of seasoned salt, sesame seeds, grated cheese, and celery salt for dipping the eggs.
This recipe appears in: Halloween
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